BIEN 360 Physical Chemistry in Bioengineering (3 credits)

Offered by: Bioengineering (Faculty of Engineering)


BIEN : Description of chemical systems with the help of theories of physics and application of its techniques: reaction kinetics, physical and chemical equilibria in biological systems. Review of energy transfer and thermodynamics. Chemical and physical equilibria in biology: variation of Gibbs energy with temperature, energy, composition. Theories of reaction kinetics and the reaction mechanism in biological phenomena: polymerization, protein folding, enzymes.

Terms: Winter 2025

Instructors: Coulombe-Huntington, Jasmin (Winter)

  • Prerequisite(s): BIEN 300

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking CHEE 310.

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